Foxborough Allergy Forecast: Expected Pollen Rates

FOXBOROUGH, MA — The warming weather is a welcome prospect for many during the coronavirus crisis, but the blossoming plants and flowers in Foxborough mean that allergies have revved up over the last few weeks,

The parks in bloom might be nice to look at, but for many residents in Foxborough with allergies, it means a whole lot of congestion and other uncomfortable symptoms. Unfortunately for allergy suffers, pollen rates are expected to remain high over the next few days, although grass pollen rate may drop slightly.

Here is the pollen breakdown from the Weather Channel for the next three days in Foxborough:

Tree Pollen

  • Thursday: High

  • Friday: High

  • Saturday: High

Grass Pollen

  • Thursday: Moderate

  • Friday: Moderate

  • Saturday: Low

Ragweed Pollen

  • Thursday: None

  • Friday: None

  • Saturday: None

The Weather Channel also provides an allergy forecast for the next 15 days in Foxborough. You can find the longer forecast on its website.

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, the most common symptoms of allergies are sneezing, nasal congestion, runny nose, watery eyes, itchy throat and eyes, and wheezing.

It's a list that people with allergies know all too well.

Here’s how AccuWeather, a weather forecasting service, suggests you can relieve your symptoms:

  • Stay inside in the morning (if possible).

“Pollen counts are highest in the early morning, between 5 and 10 a.m.,” Robert Sporter, a doctor at ENT & Allergy Associates, told AccuWeather.

  • Keep indoor air clean.

  • Keep windows closed.

  • Carry an allergy relief kit that includes over-the-counter products such as antihistamines and eye drops.

This article originally appeared on the Foxborough Patch